Ogun Police Warn Against Illegal Gatherings, Fireworks

Ogun Police Warn Against Illegal Gatherings, Fireworks

As the 2020 Christmas and new year celebrations approach, the Ogun State Police Command has warned residents of the state against illegal gatherings and the use of fireworks.

The Ogun police said they have put in place a robust security arrangement to ensure hitch-free celebrations, asking the people of Ogun to report any suspicious gathering to the police.

A statement by the state police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Wednesday said elaborate tactical and covert policemen have been strategically deployed across to nip crimes in the bud. the state with a clear mandate of ensuring crime-free Christmas and New year celebration.

The command, has ordered 24 hours surveillance patrols around various worship centres as well as event/recreation centres across Ogun.

Oyeyemi reminded residents of the state that there is a law banning the use of fireworks in the state.

While stressing that the law is still in force, the police image maker said: “anybody caught selling or throwing any type of fireworks will be made to feel the weight of the law.”

“The Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun appealed to members of the public to alert the police whenever/wherever they notice any strange/suspicious faces, gathering or movement in their domain,” Oyeyemi said.

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